• Christopher R. Prentice, PhD, is an Associate Professor of nonprofit management and Founding Director of the Center for Social Impact at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. His research focuses on nonprofit management and cross-sector collaboration.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022-11-01 Examining Mental Health Disorders in Overweight and Obese Pediatric PatientsJournal of Pediatric Healthcare .  36:507-519. 2022-11-01
    2022-10-01 Resilience in Nonprofit and Public Organizations: A Case Study on Mutually Beneficial Community EngagementJournal of Community Engagement and Scholarship.  5:13. 2022-10-01
    2022-03-01 Implications for health system resilience: Quantifying the impact of the COVID-19-related stay at home orders on cancer screenings and diagnoses in southeastern North CarolinaPreventive Medicine.  158:1-6.. 2022-03-01
    2022-01-01 Increasing governing board role fulfillment through board member selection practices.Nonprofit Management & Leadership2022-01-01
    2021-01-01 Community vulnerability and mobility: What matters most in spatio-temporal models of the COVID-19 pandemic?Social Science & Medicine.  287:1-7.. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Using spatial and temporal modeling to visualize the effects of U.S. state-issued stay at home orders on COVID-19.Scientific Reports.  11:1-7.. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 At your service: Nonprofit infrastructure organizations and COVID-19.The Foundation Review.  12:51-58.. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 Conceptualizing the collaborative toolbox: A dimensional approach to collaboration.The American Review of Public Administration.  , 49:792-809.. 2019-01-01
    2018-01-01 A new tool for new times? Using Geographic Information Systems in nonprofit organizations.The Foundation Review.  10:38-48.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 An exploration of how partisanship impacts council-manager systems.Politics and Policy.  46:392-415.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Are you being served? Toward a typology of nonprofit infrastructure organizations and a framework for their assessment.Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs.  4:41-58.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Beyond the comfort zone? County government collaboration with private-sector organizations to deliver services. International Journal of Public Administration.  41:1374-1384.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Misreporting nonprofit lobbying engagement and expenses: Charitable regulation and managerial discretion.Nonprofit Policy Forum.  9:1-13.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 The “state” of nonprofit lobbying research: Data, definitions, and directions for future study.Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.  47:204-217.. 2018-01-01
    2017-01-01 Nonprofit lobbying strategy: Challenging or championing the conventional wisdom?VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.  28:935-957.. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 Definitions do make a difference: County managers and their conceptions of collaboration.Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance.  40:193-207.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Understanding nonprofit financial health: Exploring the effects of organizational and environmental variables.Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.  , 45:888-909.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Why so many measures of nonprofit financial performance? Analyzing and improving the use of financial measures in nonprofit research.Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.  45:715-740.. 2016-01-01


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    2022-06-01 Using Service Learning in Public Administration Programs: Best Practices and Challenges. -- Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Public Administration and Management.  EE Elgar. 384. 2022-06-01
    2020-01-01 Capital structure and financial health in nonprofit organizations..  New York, NY: Routledge.. 2020-01-01
    2018-01-01 Collaboration and the environment..  Cham, Switzerland: Springer.. 2018-01-01
    2016-01-01 Government contracting with the nonprofit sector..  New York, NY: Routledge.. 2016-01-01


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    2022-01-01 Center for Social Impact. Mental Health and the North Carolina Bleeding Disorder Community.Hemophilia North Carolina. 2022-01-01
    2021-01-01 Center for Social Impact. Barriers to Upward Mobility and Equitable Economic Growth in New Hanover County.Cape Fear Collective. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Center for Social Impact. New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force Organizational Partner Profile Report. New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force. 2020-01-01
    2016-01-01 Planning, Assessment, and Reporting: A Strategic Framework. Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations, UNCW UNCW. 2016-01-01


    Teaching Overview

  • Nonprofit Management, Financial Management and Decision Making, Nonprofit Business Law, Cross-sector Collaboration
  • Full Name

  • Christopher R Prentice